Fear // Esposito (Part 2)

On making death certain. Indeed, what does it mean that we are “mortals” if not that we are subjects above all to fear? Because the fear that traverses us or rather constitutes us is essentially the fear of death; fear of no longer being what we are: alive.              Roberto Esposito, Communitas: The Origin and… Continue reading Fear // Esposito (Part 2)

Nothing in Common // Esposito (Part 1)

On the love that preserves or destroys. The community isn’t a mode of being, much less a “making” of the individual subject. It isn’t the subject’s expansion or multiplication but its exposure to what interrupts the closing and turns it inside out: a dizziness, a syncope, a spasm in the continuity of the subject. Roberto… Continue reading Nothing in Common // Esposito (Part 1)